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Approaches to PDA and High Level Demand Avoidance

The Communication and Interaction Team (C and I) are delivering a 2 hour workshop designed for school staff to develop their knowledge of and skills in supporting children and young people with autism and PDA.
Audience: SENCos, INCOs, teachers with specific responsibility.  All key stages.

  • overview of Pathological Demand Avoidance as a sub-group of Autism
  • current research + diagnosis
  • child focused strategies/approaches
  • open forum to share good practise.

Training Objectives

  • develop skills and knowledge to support your organisation to develop outstanding provision for this cohort
  • help you to question, evaluate and develop autism and PDA practice within your setting
  • raise the confidence of staff working with highly demanding/ avoidant children and young people.

Delivered in person, book your place on 31 March (Exeter) or the 21 June (North Devon) here

"Weeks run from Monday to Sunday. Please note that weeks without communications to schools are ignored and the links will go to the last week where a communication was made in this category."